From chantel, Age 18 - 02/05/09 - IP#:  Click here to reply  
Ht. 5'6", Start: 240 lb, Today: 230 lb (BMI %tile: 98), Goal: 140 lb - so i've just started on this long hard road of losing weight and all ready i'm ready 2 quit. I mean cuz i cant tell any of my friends afraid that they'll laugh at me cuz there all wear a size 9 and under and everyone in my family seems like there doing everything in there power 2 stop me from losing weight i mean i think my problem is that i need sumbody to talk 2. what do ya think?
Reply from Taylor, Age 15 - 02/07/09  - IP#:
Is it really worth quitting because of what everyone else thinks. If your friends are laughing about it, than they're not good friends. And this isn't about THEM it's about you. So keep your chin up, and keep working hard. This isn't for them. It's for you. And you deserve to do this for yourself.
Reply from Whitney, Age 19 - 02/06/09  - IP#:
Well girl that is what this site is made for! We are all here for the same reasons, to get healthy, better shape, eat better, and ultimately lose weight. You are not alone in this struggle, I promise you that! Especially since you are just starting out don't be shy to ask questions, there are great people here and a few of us that have been here and working on this for while so learn from our experiences. Just starting that journey is a great start! Good luck!